Capilano University

Sechelt Nation Language and Culture

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Sciences - School of Humanities
Field of Study:Aboriginal and Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Aboriginal and Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Aboriginal Education
Aboriginal Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Description:Develop your Sechelt language skills while learning more about the history and culture of the Sechelt nation. 7ewkw’chalap kwetl’ tiwsham she shashishalhem!

Come and learn about the language and culture of the Sechelt (shíshálh)Nation. You'll take introductory language courses as well as literature and other electives relevant to Sechelt linguistics and culture. You'll study at our Sunshine Coast campus and be taught by CapU instructors and Sechelt community members. Help increase fluency and keep the Sechelt language alive. The course is taught from a Sechelt perspective and is aimed at current and future Sechelt language teachers.
URL:Sechelt Nation Language and Culture at Capilano University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $10,013

Cost is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) and have an interview with Sechelt education officials.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 25, 2020